"Strive for understanding, not for just the answer"
...So, while I'll answer questions, I'll also be ask them to make sure the understanding is there. To be honest, this really annoys a lot of people, especially those just wanting to get it over with and have the answer. They become frustrated when they can't apply what they've learned to novel situations. This reminds me of a story I once heard: A...
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